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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

My advice to you is not to visit Jerusalem without visiting this place where the Christ child was born. It will be a very long line to go down into the grotto but It will be so worth it in the end just to touch...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

This is a small grotto and reminds of the story of Jesus and the disciples - this s supposedly one place where the disciples used to sleep. Worth a quick visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

This place is also called the Grotto of Navity or the birth cave, also commonly called the Holy Manger. Being in this place reminds me of where Jesus was born in his simplicity as told in the Gospels. Its location is in a crypt in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

This is the grotto where Judas betrayed Jesus with a kiss, so it's a highly simbolic place, immediately close to the Virgin Mary church. Worth a visit together with the church and the Gethsemane Garden

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Corrado R
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

It’s adjacent to Mary’s Tomb.... tiny little place to pop in, take a pic and know the significance of it. Glad i saw it because it would niggle me forever if i never went in. Got the photo and left! Early morning and absolutely no-one...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

The grotto was not open when we were there. However, you can peer into it and take photos. Important piece of history. Located at the Mount of Olives, near Mary's tomb.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Near the Bassilica of Assumption few steps to the east-up hill, really preserved as it was years ago Since 1392 kept by the Franciscans Note the special art pieces In the center altar Jesus praying among his Apostles On the left altar a fresco of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

One of the important places to visit at the foot of the Mount of Olives is the Cave of Gethsemane (Gethsemane Grotto) which is found by way of a small entrance just to the right of the Tomb of the Virgin. Since the 4th century,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank BradJill
Reviewed 6 March 2017

When you enter be sure to read the sign on your left describing the 5 events from the bible that occurred here. We did not even know of this site until we came upon it while visiting the tomb of the Virgin Mary-entrance is to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

a part of the visit on the mount of olive is the grotto it is a little grek orthodox chapel. not a must see but very nice if you are there just to pop by

Date of experience: November 2016
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